Travelling to Thunder Bay

We are excited to share that we have partnered with WestJet for a travel discount from anywhere WestJet flies in North America to Thunder Bay. Simply use the coupon code E52OYWM when booking online (or WNR48 over the phone) to receive 10% off Econo and 15% off Plus base fares.

Getting to Campus

The Thunder Bay International Airport is a 15-20 minute drive from the university, and taxis in Thunder Bay can be expensive. A city bus may be available, but can involve 2-3 transfers. To save money, we recommend sharing a taxi with other conference attendees. URide is a local ride-sharing app for Thunder Bay & District, available through the app store. New: URide now allows users to reserve a car ahead of time, and has a dedicated pickup spot at the Thunder Bay International Airport. 

On-Campus Accommodations

On-campus dormitory-style accommodations will be available for conference attendees. If you want to be close to the conference action and save money, this accommodation option is for you! 

Each room has a view and a firm twin bed, desk, mini-fridge, access to a shared lounge and free wifi. Wheelchair accessible rooms are available upon request. Click here for more information about our campus residences. Rooms can be booked through email (conference.services@lakeheadu.ca) or over the phone (1 (807) 343-8799). Credit, debit, and cash are accepted. 

Basic Single Room
$40.00 per person/per night

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Single Room
$45.00 per person/per night

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Off-Campus Accommodations

A hotel block in the Day's Inn Thunder Bay North has been reserved for conference attendees. This hotel is a short 15-minute walk or 4-minute drive from the centre of campus and includes free wifi, access to a fitness centre, continental breakfast, a coffee-maker and a mini-fridge. Wheelchair accessible rooms are available upon request. Hotel reviews can be found here. 

Three room options are available (Standard, Business King, and King Suite). The discounted rate is available until May 15, 2018, and room reservations can be canceled up to 4 PM the day of arrival at no cost.  Call (807) 344-3297 to book your room and indicate you are with the National Student Conference block to receive the discount. 

Standard Room (2 Queen Beds)

$124/night

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Business King Room

$134/night

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King Suite

$144/night

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